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The Pulte and White families of Libertyville take advantage of an ice-skating rink they both built in the White's backyard as temperatures returned to normal in Libertyville.
  The Pulte and White families of Libertyville take advantage of an ice-skating rink they both built in the White's backyard as temperatures returned to normal in Libertyville.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Sleet pours in Hoffman Estates Tuesday night as traffic creeps through the intersection of Route 72 and Moon Lake Boulevard. The statue at the Amita entrance watches over a salt truck driver at work.
  Sleet pours in Hoffman Estates Tuesday night as traffic creeps through the intersection of Route 72 and Moon Lake Boulevard. The statue at the Amita entrance watches over a salt truck driver at work.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
People look through information boards during a public workshop by the FAA to discuss an interim runway rotation plan for O'Hare Airport at Belvedere Banquets in Elk Grove Village Monday.
  People look through information boards during a public workshop by the FAA to discuss an interim runway rotation plan for O'Hare Airport at Belvedere Banquets in Elk Grove Village Monday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Bianca Gava, 8, of Des Plaines watches her opponent make a move during an all-ages chess tournament held at Iroquois School in Des Plaines.
  Bianca Gava, 8, of Des Plaines watches her opponent make a move during an all-ages chess tournament held at Iroquois School in Des Plaines.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
A man steps carefully on the slick sidewalk at lower right, while traffic leaves tire tracks in the accumulating ice on Kimball Ave. in Elgin Tuesday evening.
  A man steps carefully on the slick sidewalk at lower right, while traffic leaves tire tracks in the accumulating ice on Kimball Ave. in Elgin Tuesday evening.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory co-owner Tom Lockowitz, left, said chocolate covered strawberries will be the highlight at his shop during the Let's Wine About Winter event in downtown Libertyville. Lorraine Fancher, who has worked at the chocolate shop for 16 years, will be busy making the treats for the event.
  Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory co-owner Tom Lockowitz, left, said chocolate covered strawberries will be the highlight at his shop during the Let's Wine About Winter event in downtown Libertyville. Lorraine Fancher, who has worked at the chocolate shop for 16 years, will be busy making the treats for the event.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Kane County Forest Preserve District Naturalist Ben Katzen explains the finer points of hibernation, winter and how it affects animals during a Groundhog Day hike at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve in St. Charles. Participants learned about groundhogs and got the chance to look for signs of them.
  Kane County Forest Preserve District Naturalist Ben Katzen explains the finer points of hibernation, winter and how it affects animals during a Groundhog Day hike at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve in St. Charles. Participants learned about groundhogs and got the chance to look for signs of them.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Volunteer Ed Weier of Arlington Heights, a member of Sons of the American Legion, pauses for breakfast during the Arlington Heights American Legion Pancake Breakfast Sunday, February 3.
  Volunteer Ed Weier of Arlington Heights, a member of Sons of the American Legion, pauses for breakfast during the Arlington Heights American Legion Pancake Breakfast Sunday, February 3.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Even with a 70-degree temperature swing in three days, Matthew Bauer, 1, of Geneva stays bundled while watching the Geneva Shuffle 5K run in Geneva Sunday, Feb 3.
  Even with a 70-degree temperature swing in three days, Matthew Bauer, 1, of Geneva stays bundled while watching the Geneva Shuffle 5K run in Geneva Sunday, Feb 3.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Tire tracks leave an icy imprint as freezing rain hit the area Tuesday night in Libertyville.
  Tire tracks leave an icy imprint as freezing rain hit the area Tuesday night in Libertyville.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Actor Steven Tobolowsky, who played insurance salesman Ned Ryerson in the movie Groundhog Day, reads the proclamation Saturday morning, Feb. 2, Groundhog Day, that predicts an early spring at the celebration on the Woodstock Square, where the movie was filmed 28 years ago.
  Actor Steven Tobolowsky, who played insurance salesman Ned Ryerson in the movie Groundhog Day, reads the proclamation Saturday morning, Feb. 2, Groundhog Day, that predicts an early spring at the celebration on the Woodstock Square, where the movie was filmed 28 years ago.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Shawn Spalding, of Mundelein and his 3-year-old son Reid have fun at the Mundelein Park District sled hill as temperatures returned to normal Saturday, Feb. 2.
  Shawn Spalding, of Mundelein and his 3-year-old son Reid have fun at the Mundelein Park District sled hill as temperatures returned to normal Saturday, Feb. 2.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Escorted Transportation Services driver Jill Bergner helps Judy Schreiber into her vehicle Tuesday.
  Escorted Transportation Services driver Jill Bergner helps Judy Schreiber into her vehicle Tuesday.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Large potholes on Mount Prospect Road in Mount Prospect, just south of Northwest Highway.
  Large potholes on Mount Prospect Road in Mount Prospect, just south of Northwest Highway.
Bev Horne | Staff Photographer
Tony Rogowski, of Nadeau Ice Sculptures of Forest Park carves on the corner of Main and Curtiss Sts. for the Downers Grove Ice Fest at Friday evening. More than 46 pre-carved ice sculptures spread out throughout downtown.
  Tony Rogowski, of Nadeau Ice Sculptures of Forest Park carves on the corner of Main and Curtiss Sts. for the Downers Grove Ice Fest at Friday evening. More than 46 pre-carved ice sculptures spread out throughout downtown.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Icy droplets form on parked cars as pedestrians navigate the parking lot at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg Tuesday night.
  Icy droplets form on parked cars as pedestrians navigate the parking lot at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg Tuesday night.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Cars avoid a pothole on Valley Park Drive in Libertyville.
  Cars avoid a pothole on Valley Park Drive in Libertyville.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Sue Hayes, wife of Mayor Thomas Hayes, smiles during a presentation at the Arlington Heights Mayor's 32nd Annual Community Prayer Breakfast, held at the Script Doubletree Hotel in Arlington Heights Thursday.
  Sue Hayes, wife of Mayor Thomas Hayes, smiles during a presentation at the Arlington Heights Mayor's 32nd Annual Community Prayer Breakfast, held at the Script Doubletree Hotel in Arlington Heights Thursday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
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